How Fiber Optic Cables Work: An Animated Guide
Fiber-optic cables can contain several hundred fibers, each about one tenth the thickness of a human hair. To ensure the light particles, or photons, being transmitted do not escape, a layer of claddi...
Record For Fastest Data Rate Set
A new record for the fastest ever data rate for digital information has been set by UCL researchers in the Optical Networks Group. They achieved a rate of 1.125 Tb/s as part of research on the capacit...
Undersea Cables: How Russia Targets the West’s Soft Underbelly
Russia has been stepping up its submarine patrols near remote locations of fiber optic cables laid on the ocean floor and carrying digital data across continents the New York Times reports. Pentagon o...
“Combing” In Fiber Optic Networks Increase The Speed And Distance Range Of Data Transmission
Fiber optics is in pressure due to heavy use of consumers as these cables can take so much data and if the limit is surpassed the cable starts crumbling the data. However, a new study introduced a new...
Breakthrough Heralds Super-Efficient Light-Based Computers
Stanford Univ. electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic wants to make computers faster and more efficient by reinventing how they send data back and forth between chips, where the work is done. In computer...
Making Multifunctional Fibers To Probe The Brain
Various powerful new tools for exploring and manipulating the brain have been developed over the last few years. Some use electronics, while others use light or chemicals. At one MIT lab, materials sc...
Computer network
How a computer network is made and how one works.
Optical fiber - Report: Fiber is again gaining attention
Fiber optic links offer nearly unlimited high-speed bandwidth, improved signal density and immunity to EMI, and crosstalk; all factors that are highly ...
Optical fiber
IERG 1001 Group 24 This video is about optical fibers.
Communications satellite
A communications satellite or comsat is an artificial satellite sent to space for the purpose of telecommunications. Modern communications satellites use a variety of orbits including both geostationa...
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Computer network
A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network which allows computers to exchange data. In computer networks, networked computing devices pass data to each other along data connect...
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Local loop
In telephony, the local loop (also referred to as a subscriber line, or in the aggregate as the last mile) is the physical link or circuit that connects from the demarcation point of the customer prem...
Networking hardware
Networking hardware may also be known as network equipment or computer networking devices. Units which are the last receiver or generate data are called hosts or data terminal equipment. All these ter...
Optical fiber
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Radio masts and towers
Radio masts and towers are, typically, tall structures designed to support antennas (also known as aerials) for telecommunications and broadcasting, including television. They are among the tallest ma...
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Submarine communications cable
A submarine communications cable is a cable laid on the sea bed between land-based stations to carry telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean. The first submarine communications cables, la...
Telephone exchange
A telephone exchange is a telecommunications system used in the public switched telephone network or in large enterprises. An exchange consists of electronic components and in older systems also human...
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How Fiber Optic Cables Work: An Animated Guide
Fiber-optic cables can contain several hundred fibers, each about one tenth the thickness of a human hair. To ensure the light particles, or photons, being transmitted do not escape, a layer of claddi...
Record For Fastest Data Rate Set
A new record for the fastest ever data rate for digital information has been set by UCL researchers in the Optical Networks Group. They achieved a rate of 1.125 Tb/s as part of research on the capacit...
Undersea Cables: How Russia Targets the West’s Soft Underbelly
Russia has been stepping up its submarine patrols near remote locations of fiber optic cables laid on the ocean floor and carrying digital data across continents the New York Times reports. Pentagon o...
“Combing” In Fiber Optic Networks Increase The Speed And Distance Range Of Data Transmission
Fiber optics is in pressure due to heavy use of consumers as these cables can take so much data and if the limit is surpassed the cable starts crumbling the data. However, a new study introduced a new...
Stored program control
Stored program control (SPC) is a telecommunications technology used for telephone exchanges controlled by a computer program stored in the memory of the switching system. SPC was the enabling technol...
Satellite Internet
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Facility (telecommunications)
In telecommunications, a facility is defined by Federal Standard 1037C as:
Under Canadian federal and Québécois provincial law, a telecommunications facility, for the purposes of determining wheth...
2011 submarine cable disruption
2011 submarine cable disruption refers to two incidents of submarine communications cables cut off on 25th of December 2011. The first cut off occurred to SEA-ME-WE 3 at Suez canal, Egypt and the seco...
2011 submarine cable disruption - Wikipedia